Examples of building in a Sentence
My office is in that small brick building.
We bought the land for building.
Recent Examples of building from the Web
Samir Gerges, a witness, told the Associated Press that people inside the church closed the gates when the shootout began but bullets from the gunfire still entered the building.
Constable Mark Herman returned to the building in a makeshift office to dispatch deputies.
Later in the year, Oak Park and River Forest High School officials condemned the actions of someone who had drawn a swastika inside the school building.
The Reading Room is open Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with free parking available in the parking lot adjacent to the building.
The owner of the property was written up on a zoning violation and ordered to obtain a rental license and to repair damages to the building to better keep out pests.
Renderings suggest an impressive annex filled with natural light next to the historic building.
The incident took place after Friday prayers when dozens of demonstrators gathered outside the building and stormed it.
In the course of it, the Israelis fired a missile at the building opposite my wife’s house.
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First Known Use of building
BUILDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of building for English Language Learners
: a structure (such as a house, hospital, school, etc.) with a roof and walls that is used as a place for people to live, work, do activities, store things, etc.
: the act or process of making structures by putting together materials
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